Odds & Ends
Our May Style section is pretty. It’s also informative (and since I wrote all the articles in it, this is a completely fair and unbiased opinion, obviously).
I know the thought of NOT reading the issue multiple times is a completely preposterous notion, but just in case you missed these tidbits, here are a few points I found of particular interest:
Women’s Wear: Learning Curves (page 67)
Faced with an ever-growing wardrobe of tops and blouses, I’ve recently realized that I avoid shopping for pants like the plague. The reason for this is twofold: 1) finding the right fit is an all-day process and 2) it’s annoying (see reason one).
So when I heard about Edwards Garment’s pants redesign, I was all over it. The company jumped on board the SizeUSA research project and took more than one million measurements to determine the new design direction for its women’s pants.
Urban Style: Street Smarts (page 78)
If you’re afraid to blaze through new trend territory with promotional apparel, take heart. Kevin Flynn, president and CEO of Satisfashion, an Easton, Pennsylvania-based fashion-design company that works primarily with the music industry, reported that mainstream, retail trends often have a two- to three-year cycle. Thus, it’s definitely not too late to get in on the Ed Hardy train. But the Von Dutch-esque, trucker hat look is dead. Put the stick down.
Tech Talk: Embellish the Truth (page 106)
That is all.